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WDS'09 Proceedings of Contributed Papers, Part I, 182–187, 2009. ISBN 978-80-7378-101-9 © MATFYZPRESS

By Jakub Filip, Kulik Life, L. Moravec and Steyer Graz

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Abstract. The aim of this article is to present some fundamental information about Jakub Filip Kulik, whose life and work is the topic of my doctoral thesis. Jakub Filip Kulik (1793–1863) was born in Lvov, he studied there at grammar school and at university. In 1814 he became a full professor of elementary mathematics at the Lyceum in Olomouc, later he was a professor of physics at the Lyceum in Steyer Graz (1816–1826) and he spent most part of his life in Prague as a professor of higher mathematics. He was also a full member of the Mathematical Class of Königliche böhmische Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften [the Royal Bohemian Society of Sciences]. In his work he dealt with number theory, especielly to creating tables of prime numbers or divisors of natural numbers. He created extensive tables of the smallest divisors for numbers in the interval 3033 001–100 330 201, however, he didn’t finish them. He also published a few textbooks

Topics: Life, Studies, Pedagogical and Other Activities
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